Bangabandhu Satellite Paragraph
Bongobondhu Satellite: A satellite is a man-made satellite that is rounded on-orbit Earth. Bongobondhu satellite is the same as another man-made satellite it is the founder of the Bangladeshi government. Designed and built by Thalis Alenia Space in France and launched from Space X, a US-owned spacecraft. Bangladesh’s first land communication and broadcast Bongobondhu satellite. It launched on 7 May 2018, from the Kennedy Space Center. Bangladesh is added as the 57th country to launch its own satellite. This project was implemented by the Bangladesh Posts and Telecommunications under the Department of Posts and Telecommunications and was the first payload launch of the Falcon 1 Block 3 rocket. Bongobondhu satellite operates by Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Limited. The Bongobondhu satellite will carry a total of 40KU and C-band transponders with a capacity of 1600 MHz and is expected to last 15 years. Bongobondhu Satellite-1 is written in English on the red-green flag of Bangladesh on the outside of the satellite. A monogram of the Government of Bangladesh is also there. A company called ‘Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Limited’ was formed for the overall management of the artificial satellite In 2017. The initial capital of the company was approved as 5 thousand crore taka. The BS-1 satellite is equipped with 26 KU bands and 14 TC band transponders at a position of 191.1 degrees east of the longitude orbit. The KU band covers India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, and Indonesia, along with its waters in the Bay of Bengal. The whole area is covered by the C band. SpaceX Falcon 9 on 7 May 2018, successfully launch the Bangabandhu-1 artificial satellite. The static fire test of the two-stage rocket was completed at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on 4 May 2018 as part of the final phase launch preparations. The launch date for the artificial satellite was set on 10 May 2018. But at the launch on 10 May, it was canceled T-58 seconds. The launch was postponed due to some technical issues at the last minute. It was finally launched on May 11. After launching the artificial satellite, Bangladesh began receiving experimental signals from it on 12 May 2018.